Category: Book Reviews

Get Wristwatch Annual 2010

Get Wristwatch Annual 2010

One of the only printed publications you want to get that is solely dedicated to watches has just released their 2010 edition. I've praised Wristwatch Annual before, and this year the catalog has gotten even better. I have a close emotional connection with Wristwatch Annual. I know that may sound ...

Book Review: 12 Faces Of Time: Horological Virtuosos

Book Review: 12 Faces Of Time: Horological Virtuosos

As a watch writer I need to admit that most writing about watches bores my pants off. There are legions of books on the subject of watches and I can barley resist just flipping through them to look at the pictures only. Most of these are written by super dedicated watch nerds that they abhor the ...

IWC: The Book, The Manufacture

IWC: The Book, The Manufacture

I did a survey on Luxist within the last year that was a survey of the “best” luxury watch brands according to the site’s readers who participated in the poll. I had to choose five brands, and among those was IWC. With a strong, focused product line, and an emphasis on performance and gentlemen’s ...

Book Review: Masters Of Contemporary Watch Making

Book Review: Masters Of Contemporary Watch Making

I don't read a lot of books on watches. There sure are enough of them out there. Large, pretty coffee table books designed to be skimmed through while sitting in a large easy chair listening listening to background jazz and perhaps enjoying a scotch. These luxo-tomes are meant for high-end collectors, and ...